GINA DE LA CHESNAYE
Gina is a yoga and meditation teacher specializing in trauma, resiliency, and human rights work. She is also a writer and photographer, and has published numerous articles on yoga, meditation, martial arts, and Buddhism. When she asks students how they are feeling at the end of Lineage class, she is always inspired to hear them express their experience of calm, peace, and presence.
Gina is also Director of Yoga at The Three Jewels, an outreach center in New York City, and is the Trauma Resource Director at the International Center for Mental Health and Human Rights. She volunteers with 108 Lives to bring trauma and resiliency programs to vulnerable children in Nepal, and is on faculty at Second Response, helping individuals manage trauma using body-centered methods. Gina is a certified yoga teacher through Alison West of Yoga Union. She received her MFA in Photography from Hunter College, and is currently a participant in the Harvard Global Mental Health Trauma & Recovery Certificate Program.